Buddhist Studies

The Bardos in Everyday Life

with Andrew Holecek

September 3rd—October 1st

For the awakened ones, death is an illusion, and this course will lead you to that awakening. Continue »

Refuge Vow Class

September 18th—October 2nd

The refuge vow is the ancient, traditional ceremony of becoming a Buddhist. "By taking the refuge vow, we commit ourselves to freedom." —Chögyam Trungpa Continue »

Four Foundations of Mindfulness

with Richard Merrill & Acharya Holly Gayley

September 27th—September 29th

In this weekend retreat, we will explore the unique and provocative teachings of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on The Four Foundations of Mindfulness within a context of sitting meditation and contemplative movement practices. Continue »

Refuge Vow Ceremony

October 6th

The refuge vow is the ancient, traditional ceremony of becoming a Buddhist. "By taking the refuge vow, we commit ourselves to freedom." —Chögyam Trungpa Continue »

Meeting Challenges: Obstacles as the Stepping Stones to Enlightenment with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

October 11th—October 12th

Please join us for a program with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, a Tibetan Buddhist master in the Kagyü tradition. Continue »

Finding Treasure: the Terma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche

October 13th

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche will share his understanding of the history and benefit of the terma tradition to tantrikas (those who have received pointing out instruction by a lineage holder in one of the Tibetan schools).  Continue »

Exploring Doubt & Confidence in an Era of Fake Everything

with Richard Merrill

November 6th—November 23rd

We will immerse ourselves in the teachings on the Four Dignities (Tiger, Lion, Garuda, Dragon) to understand how relevant and potent these teachings are and how they can support us in meeting the challenges of our lives and times with gentleness, courage Continue »

The Future is Open

with Carolyn Gimian

November 22nd—November 24th

Chogyam Trungpa challenges both popular and fundamental misconceptions in our understanding of the Buddhist doctrines of karma and rebirth, sharing a view of the Buddhist path and the practice of meditation that can actually help people to wake up. Continue »